The FAMOUS quick and easy 2-minute keto breakfast burrito recipe.

Load em’up with your favourite breakfast fillings. Bacon, avocado, cheese, and some leafy greens.

Breakfast burritos are high protein, naturally low in carbs, and delicious.

QUICK and easy 2-minute keto breakfast burrito recipe.

There’s even a handy tip at the end, so you can pack these for a healthy school lunchbox.

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What is inside a breakfast burrito?

The genius part of 2-minute low-carb breakfast wrap is that you can make the basic burrito, then the whole family can add their favourite fillings.

You can guarantee this way they will actually be eaten.

Healthy breakfast burrito

Breakfast burrito fillings

Once you choose your base flavour, now add a variety of these fillings.

Classic low carb breakfast burrito: bacon, avocado, cheese, sour cream

Ham and cheese burrito: cheddar cheese, cooked ham, chipotle sauce

Green low carb burrito: wilted spinach, cream cheese

Salmon breakfast burritos: smoked salmon, dill, cream cheese

Beef breakfast burrito recipe: sliced cooked roast beef, horseradish sauce


All quantities and full instructions are in the recipe card below.

How to make an easy low carb breakfast burritos

To make the breakfast burritos recipe: You simply need 2 eggs and a dash of full-fat heavy cream to make your breakfast burrito.

1: Whisk the burrito ingredients together in a small mixing bowl.

2: Melt butter in a skillet or frying pan and pour in the egg mixture. Cook covered on medium-high heat for 2 minutes.

3: Add your favourite breakfast fillings and shredded cheese.

4: Roll up and enjoy.


This is the quick easy FAMOUS 2-minute keto breakfast burrito.
Image credit: Lenkas_lens as featured on Diet Doctor

I know a burrito is traditionally a Mexican dish, but breakfast burritos are a clever twist. The low carb burritos are so adaptable for any breakfast filling. I like to use chives or rosemary. My children, however, like to use onion flakes and cheese!

Add these variations to your basic low carb burrito, and add salt and pepper to season to your liking.

  • 1 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1 tbsp dried or fresh chopped rosemary
  • 1 tsp onion flakes
  • pinch chilli powder, 1/4 tsp dried coriander (cilantro), 1/4 tsp dried cumin
  • 1/4 cup grated/shredded mozzarella cheese or cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp bagel seasoning
  • leftover cooked ham
  • leftover pork sausage
  • mushrooms
  • peppers

If you vary the flavour of the basic keto breakfast burrito, then you can also vary the fillings to give it a real kick! Take a look at the options below.

Keto breakfast burrito (2-minute recipe)

School lunchboxes

Burritos are also a great idea for a healthy lunchbox. Always allow the burrito to cool first, then add the fillings and roll up. Secure and wrap using baking parchment paper, wax paper, aluminum foil, or a freezer bag.

And if you’re after more delicious healthy lunchbox ideas, come and join my Lunchbox Hacks Group.

Burrito maker

To make life even easier, why not grab a breakfast burrito maker? It makes the burrito and it can scramble eggs at the same time! Now that will get breakfast for the household made quicker than anything.

Recipe FAQ

Can you make breakfast burritos ahead?

They are best cooked and eaten fresh, especially because they only take 2-minutes to make. However, you can make the egg burrito ahead of time and they can be stored in the refrigerator overnight in an airtight container and reheated before adding your fillings. They should not be frozen.

How many carbs are there in a breakfast burrito?

One burrito provides 1.5 g net carbs from the eggs and the double/heavy cream. Fillings are additional so please calculate your own nutritional information and net carbs for accuracy. The carb value of your fillings can soon add up so make sure they fit within the carb limits for your low-carb diet or keto diet.

How do I stop the burrito from sticking to the frying pan?

Melt butter in the frying pan, or use a cooking spray before you add the egg mixture. Use a silicone spatula (with no rough edges) and carefully lift the edge of the burrito or slide onto a serving plate.

Keto Breakfast Burrito Recipe

Keto Breakfast Burrito is a quick and easy healthy breakfast option the whole family will love. There are so many variations of the base and the fillings you can make.
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Course: Breakfast, Lunch boxes
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Grain free, Keto, LCHF, Low Carb, No Sugars, Wheat Free
Keyword: Keto breakfast burrito
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 1 burrito
Calories: 332.7kcal
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  • Frying Pan


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs – medium medium
  • 2 tbsp heavy whipping cream full fat
  • choice of herbs or spices
  • +/- salt and pepper to taste


  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, and chosen herbs and spices.
  • Melt the butter in the frying pan then pour in the burrito egg mixture. 
  • Swirl the frying pan until the burrito mixture is evenly spread and thin as shown in the cooking video.
  • Place a lid over the burrito and leave to cook for 2 minutes. 
  • Gently lift the burrito from the frying pan with a clean spatula onto a plate.
  • Add your favourite fillings then roll up and enjoy.



  • Fillings are additional to the nutrition panel below.
  • If you want to pack these for a healthy lunchbox, allow the burrito to cool first, then add the fillings and roll up. Secure and wrap using baking parchment.


Serving: 1burritoCalories: 332.7kcalCarbohydrates: 1.5gProtein: 11.8gFat: 31.1gSodium: 1400.7mgPotassium: 147.9mgSugar: 0.4gVitamin A: 1277.5IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 73.2mgIron: 1.6mg

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  1. Anne Brown says:

    Made this for brunch today . . . AMAZING . . . thanks so much for the recipe!

  2. 1 star
    That’s a fuckin omelette

    1. and you’re an f’ing ass Haley!

      The burrito was delicious. Thanks for posting.

    2. Lol my thoughts exactly. Hold an omelet and call it “burrito”

  3. Stephanie W says:

    It’s an omelette people. Enough with the creative rebranding

  4. 5 stars
    I really like this idea! You offer a lot of great ideas on how to dress up the eggs and change out the fillings while still keeping with keto! Thanks for sharing!

  5. LMFAO “it’s a fucking omlete!” i can’t. we’ve been saying that all day. wtf…

  6. 4 stars
    Its more of a savory crape than an omelet but you could tell what it was by looking at the image. If you roll Mexican toppings such as cilantro, onions, peppers, chills and the like into it, it becomes a burrito but be it savory crape or an egg burrito its still good. I only gave it four stars because burrito suggests its going to taste more like something you get from Taco Bell or your local taco truck than what this actually is.

  7. 4 stars
    It was delicious…..but it really was an omelet!

  8. Whoa! My husband’s been eating keto his whole life…. except he skips the cream because we avoid dairy…. and he actually calls it an omelette.

  9. 1 star
    I can’t wait for your “Keto Enchilada” recipe…..I haven’t a clue what that will be

  10. Khristian says:

    5 stars
    What’s with all the rude comments? I think some of you need to check your judgmental attitudes and try contributing something meaningful instead. Call it whatever you like – this is delicious and a winner in my house.

  11. be creative for keto sakes and don’t be rude

  12. 5 stars
    I don’t care what you want to call it, it was delicious and I will be repeating it. I filled mine with bacon, avocado, tomatoes, hot sauce, sour cream and of course cheese. Yummy.